Discover our unique luxury real estate for sale at Lake Maggiore
LAKE MAGGIORE – As the second largest of the five lakes that make up Italy’s lake district, Lake Maggiore or Lago Maggiore’s coastline stretches some 65 kilometers surrounding its sky-blue water and mountainous skyline, reaching into the Ticino region of Switzerland. The climate is mild in summer and winter, allowing Mediterranean vegetation to flourish and is ideal for gardens with rare and exotic plants. With it’s historic and luxurious Villas, rich with Italian style and architecture bathed in lush gardens year-round, it’s impossible to resist.
The bustling town of Stresa overlooks Lake Maggiore where the scenic Borromean Islands (Isola Bella, Isola Madre, and Isola dei Pescatori) are located. The lakefront promenades are ideal for relaxing walks and scenic views and are surrounded by historic houses and lavish Five Star Art Nouveau hotels immersed in the blooming foliage. These unique qualities, combined with the balmy climate, breathtaking landscape, and architectural wonders, attract thousands of visitors every year and makes the town one of the most sought-after Italian destinations for real estate investments.
We’d love to introduce you to one of the many historic and grand villas around the lake. You may even choose to renovate and make one exclusively yours. It’s our pleasure to assist you with organizing your renovation as you bring the vision of your dream villa to life.
Stresa – The Queen of the Lake Maggiore
Picturesque views with an atmosphere of royalty
Stresa, also named the Queen of the Lake Maggiore, with its picturesque streets lined with unique shops and boutiques, looks out over the lake with a beautiful view of the Borromean Islands. Take a stroll along the promenade and enjoy the view while experiencing a relaxing meal at one of the many cafes and restaurants. If you’re up for an adventure, take the cable car to the top of Mount Mottarone.
You’ll be whisked up the mountain from 1,481 meters above sea level to 4,892 meters in twenty minutes. When you reach the top, you’ll enjoy the crisp mountain air, a spectacular view, and even hiking trails.
Cannobio – Ancient Charm
Stroll one of the finest promenades on the lake
Cannobio (Piedmont) is one of the most attractive towns on the western shores of Lake Maggiore and is towards the northern end of the lake near Switzerland. Cannobio has one of the finest promenades on Lake Maggiore. Some of the buildings on the lakefront and further back in the old part of town date over 600 years. The promenade is divided into three sections. The middle section is where you’ll find many bars and restaurants where you can relax and take in the spectacular view of the lake. You can also enjoy a stroll through the narrow and cobbled streets to pick up a few treasures in the many shops or just do some window shopping.
Luino – From Palaces to Paleontology
Find treasures galore at the Wednesday Street Market
Luino is located at the end of Valtravaglia and is the most important city on the Lombard shore of Lake Maggiore. You’ll be delighted by its ascending streets, Renaissance and Baroque palaces, as well as many craft shops and stores. Take a stroll down the glorious lakeside promenade and enjoy the balance of style in the architecture of the buildings surrounding the old Napoleonic harbour. On your stroll, your view will include the Church of Madonna del Carmine (15th century), the private chapel of the House of Serbelloni (18th century) and adjacent palace, and Palazzo Verbania, which is home to the library and Civic Museum of Archaeology and Paleontology. The highlight of Luino is the Wednesday Street Market, where vendors from all over Italy, Germany, and Switzerland come together. With over 350 stalls filled with everything from handmade goods to a delicious assortment of local foods, you may need to visit weekly to take in everything this market has to offer.
STATELY VILLA WITH A VIEW OF THE NATURE RESERVE AND LAGO MAGGIORE
Lake Maggiore – Verbania Fondotoce
770 M² VILLA | 10,000 M² ESTATE | 5 BEDS | 5 BATHS
EUR 3,600,000.– | 3.57 % Buyer Commission
The stately villa stands on a private estate of approx. 10,000 m² not far from the nature reserve "Riserva Naturale Speciale di Fondotoce". The view faces south towards the lower Lake Maggiore and opens up a wonderful backdrop. In addition to the main villa, the property includes a guest house, garages and a solar system that benefits from the southern exposure. A pool or swimming pool can also be built on the property. MAIN VILLA The main villa of approx. 770 m² extends over three floors with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and has an additional basement. GUEST HOUSE The guest house of approx. 170 m² is on one level with an additional cellar. It has an open plan living & dining room, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. PROPERTY The 10,000 m² plot is mostly flat and partly terraced.
ELEGANT HISTORIC VILLA DESIGNED BY RINO FERRINI AT LAKE MAGGIORE
Lake Maggiore – Stresa
560 M² HISTORIC VILLA | 3,100 M² GARDEN | 4 BEDS | 150 M TO THE LAKE
EUR 2,500,000.– | 3.57 % Buyer Commission
The prestigious and representative villa was designed by the famous Milanese architect Rino Ferrini, who had it built in the 1920s. Both the interior and exterior design feature high-quality architectural details. Rosewood, Palladiana marble, ceilings decorated with stucco relief or the windows made of artistic and coloured cathedral glass with lead lines describe the high quality of the materials used. This jewel stands in the middle of a park-like property of 3,100 m², which is enriched with centuries-old flora and sculptures. The villa is flooded with natural light and offers a unique sense of space with ceilings over four metres high. GROUND FLOOR The large semi-circular atrium welcomes you and leads into the corridor, which opens up a unique visual axis along the entire width of the villa. The cosy veranda with a view of the greenery is connected to the large living and dining room, which has a richly decorated wooden fireplace. On the ground floor there is also a reading room with piano, a study, the large kitchen and small dining room as well as a bathroom. UPPER FLOOR The imposing marble staircase in the light-flooded staircase leads you to the first floor, which is dedicated to the private sleeping area: The master bedroom with bathroom, walk-in wardrobe and adjoining terrace is lavishly proportioned. Three further bedrooms as well as two bathrooms, a cloakroom and further terraces with beautiful views into the landscaped garden complete the upper floor. BASEMENT In the basement there is a garage for 3 to 4 cars, a useful multi-purpose room, a cellar, building services and other rooms that could be combined to form a small flat.
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